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Assignment: Impossible

A Menagerie of Curiosities: Eyes on their tails

Credit: Douglas Blackiston.

In A Menagerie of Curiosities, I explore the fascinating results of experiments that explore how life develops. Science to me is about exploring what’s unknown and what’s impossible. So what happens if you implant eyes onto a tail of a blinded tadpole? One might not expect anything — the brain of a tadpole didn’t evolve [...]

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